Fitness party to usher in 2010

Benedict College, the city of Columbia and the Charles R. Drew Wellness Center will sponsor a New Year's Fitness Party from 7-11 p.m. Saturday at the Wellness Center, 2101 Walker Solomon Way.

The party will feature music and dancing, floor and water aerobics, massage therapy, fitness screenings and information on healthy eating.

Special guests will be 1968 Olympic gold medalist Tommie Smith, fitness guru Donna Rochardson Joyner and R&B singer Shirley Murdock.

It's free, but a $10 donation will be accepted at the door to support health and wellness initiatives.

For details, call (803) 705-4936 or e-mail fitness2010@benedict.edu.

- Staff Reports